Priority 4 from the Scoliosis PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the long-term outcomes and side-effects of surgery? (JLA PSP Priority 4)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Previous related research studies -
Theis J, Gerdhem P, Abbott A. Quality of life outcomes in surgically treated adult scoliosis patients: a systematic review. European Spine Journal 2014: epub
Danielsson AJ1, Nachemson AL.Back pain and function 23 years after fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a case-control study-part II. Spine 15;28(18):E373-83.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Is there really any more than a body image and cosmetic value to idiopathic scoliosis surgery ~ What are consequences of spinal fusion ~ How does corrective scoliosis surgery with significant spinal fusion (causing a significant restriction in movement) affect patients later in life? ~ what are longer-term outcomes and health issues for patients who have undergone fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis during their teenage years ~ What are the long term outcomes of spinal fusion surgery, reviewing outcomes such as pain and quality of life and ability to work
|PSP unique ID
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.
|54 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the PSP final report held on the JLA website)
|Date of priority setting workshop
|4 November 2017